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NYC casino bidding war: Latest entrant pitches huge hotel and Ferris wheel near UN

Are you ready for a high-rollin', high-flyin' time near the UN? Yet another entrant has joined the field in the fierce bidding war for a casino license in New York City - this time led by a billionaire developer who also wants to construct a huge Ferris wheel on vacant land just south of the United Nations. The wheel is the centerpiece of a joint…
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New York charging $500 million fee for NYC casino license

The operators awarded licenses to run any of the three New York City-area casinos will have to pay the state at least a $500 million fee for the chance at rolling the dice, according to new rules approved by a state siting board Tuesday. The New York Gaming Facility Board released the request for applications, which includes a rating system that…
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New York City: A casino at Saks, Times Square or the U.N.? Companies pitch officials

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New York City: New Manhattan casino bid includes a Ferris wheel near the U.N.

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The @CaesarsEnt push for a Times Square casino development in New York, which is being undertaken alongside SL Green and Roc Nation, has gained the support of the Coalition for a Better Times Square.

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Developers seek casinos in Manhattan

A proposal seeking one of New York City's three casino licenses would include a massive Ferris wheel near the United Nations' headquarters in Midtown Manhattan with a mostly underground casino. Another proposal would convert the top three floors of Saks Fifth Avenue's flagship department store on Fifth Avenue across from Rockefeller Center and St.…
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REITs Lead Charge to Consolidate Casino Real Estate

The slowdown in transactions across commercial real estate as a result of higher interest rates is unlikely to dramatically change in the near term as the question of value continues to plague buyers, sellers and lenders. But properties that house gaming operators are proving the exception. Not only did casino tenants pay rent when closed during…
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Latest NYC Casino Bid Includes a Ferris Wheel Near the UN

After more than two decades, a developer's megaproject could finally take root at the sprawling, fallow site near the United Nations headquarters in Midtown. Its latest bid: a proposal for Manhattan's first Vegas-style casino. Soloviev Group, the longtime owner of the 6.7-acre plot, said on Tuesday that it will partner with Mohegan, the casino and…
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Las Vegas Sands Eyes Casino For NY's Long Island

Move over Macau and Singapore. Las Vegas Sands is betting on Long Island, unlike other city-centric developers spending millions to win a casino license in New York. All these new proposals are focusing on corporate meeting spaces and tourism boosts to the economy to turn the odds in their favor. Las Vegas Sands is pursuing a multi-billion flagship…
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High rollers vie for New York casino in Times Square

But the real estate honchos promising pomp and circumstance - namely, Related Companies at Hudson Yards and SL Green in Times Square - have to overcome something their money can't buy: A handful of local politicians who not only don't care about the flashy proposals, but are turned off by Manhattan's years-long transformation into a playground for…
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High rollers vie for New York casino in Times Square
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Saks Fifth Avenue Takes a Gamble on NYC Casino

Saks Fifth Avenue is feeling lucky. The iconic New York City department store, which opened its doors on September 15, 1924, is looking to get into the casino business. Hudson's Bay Company, the owner of the Saks Fifth Avenue department store chain, said it would bid with the state to convert the top three floors of its flagship store in Midtown…
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Mets owner Steve Cohen seeks Queens input while eyeing casino bid

Mets owner Steve Cohen wants input from locals in Queens about the future of the property around Citi Field as he eyes submitting a bid to open a casino near the stadium. Cohen announced Monday he'll be hosting a Jan. 7 public "visioning session" at Citi Field in Flushing to discuss ideas to "re-imagine space" around the ballpark. "For months, we…
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Las Vegas Sands pursues a downstate casino license at old Nassau Coliseum site

Las Vegas Sands, the resort company and casino, announced Thursday that it will pursue a license to operate an entertainment destination and casino on the property of the former Nassau County Coliseum in Uniondale. Sands Corp. is vying for one of from the New York State Gaming Commission, which applications opened for last week. Former Governor…
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Las Vegas Sands pursues a downstate casino license at old Nassau Coliseum site
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Saks unveils stylish plan for casino at Fifth Avenue store

Saks Fifth Avenue finally tipped its hand, confirming plans to bid for a casino license on the top floors of its flagship store on Fifth Avenue. The luxury department store between East 49th and East 50th streets, next to St. Patrick's Cathedral, released exclusive images to The Post for a casino that will bring high rollers to the home of high…
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Saks Fifth Avenue Owner Unveils Plan for Casino at NYC Store

The race to build New York's first full-service casino is going upscale. Hudson's Bay Company, the owner of the Saks Fifth Avenue department store chain, said it would bid with the state to convert the top three floors of its flagship store in Midtown Manhattan into a Monte Carlo-style casino. The project is one in a growing list of bids to secure…
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Las Vegas Sands Corp. to build Long Island casino resort

Las Vegas Sands Corp. is proposing to build a multibillion-dollar resort on Long Island, New York, as part of a bid for one of three downstate New York casino licenses. Las Vegas Sands said Thursday it has entered into agreements to purchase the long-term lease of the site that's currently home to the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The…
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Sands joins downstate NY casino race with multi-billion dollar Long Island bid

Las Vegas Sands announced Thursday it will bid for a multi-billion dollar casino at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum site on Long Island, New York. The company's move to pursue an opportunity in the Empire State follows a New York Gaming Facility Location Board vote earlier this month that opened up the application process for three downstate…
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Las Vegas Sands proposes multibillion dollar project on Nassau Coliseum site

Las Vegas Sands, the casino and resort company, has submitted a bid to build a privately-funded, multibillion dollar tourism destination on the site of the Nassau Coliseum, after striking a deal to become the new tenants on the county-owned property, officials confirmed to Newsday. Officials with knowledge of the proposal, which would include a…
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No Mention From Governor, But New York Casino Process Moving Along

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul spoke for nearly an hour during her State of the State Address Tuesday, mentioning sweeping, expensive proposals for mental health, housing, inflation, security, and energy policies before mentioning that those ideas were just the "tip of the iceberg" of what she'd like to accomplish. "I know most of you cannot wait to…
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Steve Cohen Meets With Locals to Discuss Casino Plans

New York Mets team owner Steve Cohen met with more than 500 Queen residents last Saturday to solicit inputs on how to best develop the area around CitiField, including the possibility of bringing a casino to the Willets Point property. Cohen and the local community members talked about how to turn the long-dormant property into an all-weather and…
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Steve Cohen Meets With Locals to Discuss Casino Plans
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Senator Addabbo Talks about New York’s Three Newly Planned Casinos

The New York Gaming Facility Location Board officially opened the process for three new full casino licenses. Several companies have already expressed interest in opening venues in prime locations, so competition is already heating up. Long-time gambling proponent Sen. Joseph Addabbo used the opportunity to discuss the process and share his…
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New York moves toward Downstate casino licenses by appointing first siting board members

New York gambling regulators took Monday a step forward toward the proposed casino expansion for the New York City metropolitan area by naming officials to a board set to oversee siting for the projects. The Gaming Commission named former New York City Housing Commissioner Vicki Been, New York Women's Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Quenia…
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Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Wants in on Times Square Casino Action

It looks like SL Green and Caesars Entertainment have received a boost in their pursuit of a commercial casino in Times Square, New York City. The two have now partnered up with Roc Nation, which is an entertainment agency founded by popular hip-hop artist and producer Jay-Z. The trio will now certainly form a strong case when bidding for a casino…
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New York State to Accept Gambling Companies’ Applications for Full-Scale Casino with $500-Million License Fee

On January 3rd, 2023, New York officials confirmed that the state's bid to hand out three operating permits for full-scale casinos will go as planned after they unanimously approved the beginning of the formal application process for gambling companies. Each of the licenses will cost at least $500 million. The Gaming Facility Location Board had a…
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New York's iGaming regulator is charging a $500 million fee for city casino license

Once licensed to operate any of New York state's three casinos, the operators are required to pay the state at least a $500 million fee for the gambling license, under new rules authorized by the state's site committee announced Tuesday. Request for applications: The filling was revealed by the New York Gaming Board, known as New York's iGaming…
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NY officially opens applications to build 3 new casinos

New York has officially begun to accept applications for three new full-fledged casinos. The state's Gaming Facility Location Board voted Tuesday to open the application process for the casinos, which would include live table games in addition to slot machines. The board said it will review each application and decide on the locations based on…
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New York City could be getting a casino

Las Vegas has the New York, New York casino on the strip. Now New York City might be in line for a bit of Las Vegas. The state's Gaming Facility Location Board has opened up the application process for three full-fledged casinos in the state. Caesars Entertainment has already expressed interest in opening a casino in Times Square and is likely to…
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New York State officials approve rules for casino license bidding process

New York State officials have released the criteria they will use to determine how up to three new casino licenses will be awarded. The operators awarded licenses to run any of the New York City-area properties will have to pay the state at least a $500 million fee for the permits, according to the rules the New York Gaming Facility Board approved…
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New York Casino Location Board Ready For Big Apple Applicants

The panel charged with determining where to locate New York City-area casinos issued a request for applications (RFA) on Tuesday in its first public meeting, signaling the start of the expensive, high-stakes competition for the three licenses being dangled. The Gaming Facility Location Board, part of the New York State Gaming Commission, announced…
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Slot machines over Broadway: Caesars Entertainment the latest to bet on NYC casino license

In a few years, the unlimited soup, salad and breadsticks at the Olive Garden might not be the only jackpot that awaits tourists heading to New York City's Times Square. Developer SL Green Corporation and Caesars Entertainment - owner of casino resort brands like Caesars Palace and Harrah's - want to put a casino in a skyscraper at 1515 Broadway in…
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Where’s the Best Place to Build a Casino in New York City?

Two public development projects are in the works that will indelibly change the character of New York City. Both are fraught with political and economic risks, and both will strike a nerve with many New Yorkers. The first is the closing of the notorious Rikers Island jail complex. The city's plan, which includes relocating the incarcerated…
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Gov. Kathy Hochul weighs bill to let criminals work in New York casinos

Gov. Kathy Hochul has a piece of legislation sitting on her desk that would allow casino operators to hire a diverse range of convicted felons - from drug peddlers to killers. The measure was sent on Tuesday to the governor for her signature or veto after passing the state Senate and Assembly by big bipartisan margins in June. Current law bars…
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Gov. Kathy Hochul weighs bill to let criminals work in New York casinos
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A Deeper Look At New York's Powerful Casino Location Board

Investor and restaurateur Ken Sturm has been doing business in Times Square for more than three decades. The owner of Bacall's Steakhouse on West 44th Street and the world-famous Ellen's Stardust Diner (named after his mother) on Broadway and 52nd Street, Sturm has seen what the pandemic has done to the heart of Manhattan. He thinks it's time the…
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A Deeper Look At New York's Powerful Casino Location Board
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Times Square May Get One of the Few Spectacles It Lacks: A Casino

Times Square, New York City's famed Crossroads of the World, could hardly be considered lacking. It has dozens of Broadway theaters, swarms of tourists, costumed characters and noisy traffic, all jostling for space with office workers who toil in the area. Now one of the city's biggest commercial developers is pitching something that Times Square…
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Blackjack On Broadway: Caesars Palace Casino May Come To Times Square

Caesars Entertainment unveiled plans Thursday to develop a massive casino resort on Broadway in the heart of Times Square amid the already bright and boisterous neighborhood, as the highly lucrative battle to bring gambling to Manhattan heats up. Caesars Palace Times Square would be located at 1515 Broadway- once home to MTV's famous Times Square…
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Casino State of Mind: Jay-Z Joins SL Green Bid

You can't knock the hustle of SL Green Realty and Caesars Entertainment. The companies behind the Times Square casino bid at 1515 Broadway brought in rapper and business mogul Jay-Z to add to their effort to win one of the few licenses soon to be available, the New York Post first reported. Roc Nation, the Brooklyn native's company, announced…
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Jay-Z In Times Square Casino State Of Mind

Developers and casino operators are pulling out all the stops in their pursuit of one of the New York City-area casino licenses being dangled by the New York State Gaming Commission as the selection process draws closer. Brooklyn native Jay-Z and his Roc Nation entertainment agency have joined a group of investors pushing for a Las Vegas-style…
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New York City Casino Competition Heats Up: The Details

A downstate casino license in New York seems to be the ace of spades for developers, with five groups having made their plans known to compete for only three available licenses. However, the details of each project will depend upon a request for proposals expected to be issued by the New York State Gaming Commission before Jan. 6. Until then,…
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Jay-Z joins Times Square team bidding for prized NYC casino

SL Green and Caesars Entertainment have a glam new partner in their hoped-for Times Square casino - Brooklyn-born billionaire rapper and entertainment impresario Jay-Z and his Roc Nation, Realty Check has learned. The three-way partnership, to be announced at SL Green's annual investor conference on Monday, marks a dramatic twist in the developer's…
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Jay Z Ties-up With Caesars for NYC Times Square Casino

The eleventh-hour interloper in the multi-corporation gold rush for just three downstate New York casino licenses has upped the ante by adding star power to its pitch. Jay-Z and his world famous entertainment agency, Roc Nation For their Times Square casino project, the New York Post revealed Sunday, Caesars Entertainment and New York property…
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Related Companies and Wynn to Bid for New Casino in Midtown Manhattan

One of New York City's most prolific developers on Thursday announced that it was teaming up with a Las Vegas gambling giant to bid on a casino in Midtown Manhattan. The bid by Related Companies, the developer of Hudson Yards, and Wynn Resorts represents the first publicly announced bid for one of three new casino licenses open to city…
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Do Casinos and Big Cities Mix? Some Major Real Estate Developers Think So

Thousands of miles east of Las Vegas, big-name developers are clamoring for a rare casino license in one of the most densely-populated cities in the country. A long-in-the-works set of licenses, which will cost at least $500 million each, are up for grabs in New York state, which has led to a rush of bids from companies including Manhattan's…
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5 Things to Know About NYC-Area Casinos That May Be Coming

Whether New Yorkers are ready or not, casinos will soon be coming to the New York City area. Precisely how soon and how many remains to be determined. What we know now is that in April, New York State approved the issuance of three new casino licenses intended for the area. Technically, one or more of the licenses could be issued to a casino…
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NY could net $400M if pols legalized internet casino gaming

New York State is losing an estimated $400 million in annual tax revenue by refusing to legalize gambling for internet casino games like roulette and Blackjack. The Empire State could be raking in $428 million annually if the state legislature and Gov. Kathy Hochul approved a bill permitting "iGaming" casino -style games, according to a new report…
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Saratoga Casino, Yankees owners, Cowboys, Chickasaw tribe NYC casino license

SARATOGA SPRINGS - Saratoga Casino and Raceway is joining forces with a real estate investment group, a Native American tribe, and an affiliate of the Yankees baseball team to pursue a license to open what, if awarded, would be one of three full-service casinos in the New York City area in coming years. "We haven't put anything formally into…
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Major Competition for NY License as Thor Equities invests $3 billion

Thor Equities, a real estate development, leasing, and management firm, has made a 3 billion dollar bid to build a new casino and entertainment venue at Coney Island, Brooklyn, with the backing of its partners Saratoga Casino Holdings, Legends and Chickasaw Nation. The race for a New York license: In 2013, New York authorities accepted casinos for…
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Thor Equities Rolls Out $3B Bid For New York City Casino

Commercial real estate firm Thor Equities is the latest major developer to throw its hat in the ring for a casino license. The New York-based firm announced last week it has partnered with Saratoga Casino Holdings, Legends, and the Chickasaw Nation in a bid to develop a new casino and entertainment venue within Brooklyn's famed Coney Island. The $3…
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Chickasaw Nation, partners propose Coney Island casino

The Chickasaw Nation hopes to play a part in opening a new chapter in the storied history of Coney Island in New York, known as the birthplace of amusement parks in the United States. The state of New York has planned to issue three new casino licenses in 2023, and the Chickasaw Nation has joined in a venture that has proposed development of not…
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New York Yankees Roll Dice for new casino license

The competition is about to start - and all the interested sides are determined to win. New casino in New York: New York City is about to get one more casino, and many are interested in betting for the newest license. The casino will be placed on Coney Island, a famous Brooklyn neighborhood. Among the ones who are ready to roll the dice on the…
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Coney Island Has a Bit of Everything. Does It Need a Casino?

The Cyclone roller coaster. The boardwalk. The famous hot dogs. Not to mention the aquarium, baseball stadium and wide expanse of ocean beach. What more could Coney Island need? In the opinion of Joseph J. Sitt, a longstanding Coney Island landlord, the answer is a beachfront casino. On Tuesday, Mr. Sitt, the chief executive of Thor Equities, will…
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Would a Casino in Times Square Work? New York Eyes Gaming Expansion to the Big Apple

We have seen it across the States of America. Areas that had never embraced gaming have moved forward with regulating online sports betting, daily fantasy sports (DFS), and even casino gaming (online poker, alas, lags far behind). Now states are beginning to eye areas of expansion for their "brick and mortar" operations, with the state of New York…
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Indy Gaming: Caesars enters NYC casino skirmish after first rejecting the idea

Good morning, and welcome to the Indy Gaming newsletter, a weekly look at gaming matters nationally and internationally and how the events tie back to Nevada. If a colleague or associate emailed this newsletter to you, please to sign up and receive your own copy of Indy Gaming in your inbox. - Howard Stutz Caesars Entertainment's entrance into an…
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New York Casino Board Adds Members As New Proposal Emerges

All five boroughs now have checked in with a plan to build a Las Vegas-style casino in their corner of New York City. Staten Island Borough President Vito Fossella is the latest official to make a pitch for one of the three downstate casino licenses that will be under consideration by the New York State Gaming Commission beginning this month. Since…
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Caesars bid for a Times Square casino rattles Broadway

Gambling giant Caesars bid for a casino in Times Square is sparking strong opposition from Broadway. As news of the idea for a Caesars Palace Times Square was announced, the Broadway League jumped into the debate, saying they don't see a gambling mecca as a good fit alongside the dramas and musicals that draw tourists to New York. "The addition of…
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Macao travel restrictions continue to pummel Las Vegas Sands

Travel restrictions in Macao continued to drag on Las Vegas Sands Corp. earnings, but resiliency in Singapore had company officials feeling optimistic as they reported their third quarter results on Wednesday. The company reported a net loss of $239 million, 31 cents a share, on revenue of $1 billion for the quarter that ended Sept. 30. A year…
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Caesars Makes Bid for Times Square Casino in New York

Caesars Entertainment and SL Green Realty Corp. on Thursday announced a partnership bid to launch a casino inTimes Square, New York. It would be one of three downstate casinos sanctioned by the 2022 budget signed by Gov. Kathy Hochul in April. In its statement, SL Green pledged the efforts would benefit to "make visitors feel safer, improve mass…
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Major Casinos Compete For Manhattan License

New casino licenses won't be issued in New York until at least next year, but major gaming operators already are vying to open resorts in New York City. Las Vegas-based Caesars Entertainment is the latest to seek one of three downstate casino licenses, announcing plans this week for a casino in Times Square. Caesars is teaming with SL Green Realty…
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Where Could a Casino Be Built in New York City? What We Know

For years, casino companies have salivated over the prospect of a casino in New York City, one of the last major untapped gambling markets in the United States and a global tourist destination anchoring a metropolitan area with about 23 million residents. They may soon get what they were looking for. In April, elected officials in Albany authorized…
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Real estate and gaming giants eye new casino in Times Square

Times Square, the Crossroads of the World, might soon become the Crossroads of Craps. Two giants in real estate and gaming, SL Green and Caesars Entertainment, have announced a joint bid for a coveted once-in-a-lifetime license to build a casino in the nexus of New York City. If selected, their proposed gaming hall atop SL Green's skyscraper at…
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SL Green, Caesars Entertainment Propose Times Square Casino

UPDATED, Oct. 20, 2022, 11:10 a.m.: For all the times you felt like Times Square was just a little too quiet, a developer and an entertainment partner are trying to drum up support in the hopes of bringing a casino to the neighborhood. SL Green and casino monger Caesars Entertainment have teamed up to bring a shiny new Caesars Palace to 1515…
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The Big Gamble: Inside The Battle to Operate A Casino In New York City

N ew York has begun the formal process to license up to three casinos in and around the city's five boroughs. And the billionaire-backed gambling companies and real estate developers are going all in to bring one to Manhattan. Building Las Vegas-style casinos in New York City is a seismic shift in the gaming industry. The state already has four…
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Caesars Reportedly Throws Hat Back Into NYC Casino Ring

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Is a Staten Island casino in our future? BP Fossella proposes NY Wheel site

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Borough President Vito Fossella wants the New York State Gaming Commission (NYSGC) and interested developers to "roll the dice" and consider building a casino on Staten Island. Fossella held a press conference on Monday to propose Staten Island be among locations in consideration for one of the three Class III licenses up for…
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A Midtown casino? Don’t press your luck

A proposal emerged this month to put a casino in Midtown Manhattan, at Hudson Yards. Expect the promoters and politicians they support to make economic and jobs claims that sound too good to be true, following a script of 30 years of self-interested casino campaigns across America. My latest research finds little evidence that casinos boost their…
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New York's newest casino set to open in Newburgh Mall by year's end

TOWN OF NEWBURGH - Hundreds of black slot machines and table games are in place and waiting to be fed cash, spread across a couple acres of blue and orange carpeting where the Bon Ton department store used to be. Within the next three months, New York's newest casino is expected to open its doors, a playground of electronic gambling devices inside…
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Proposed casino at Hudson Yards would face political hurdles

The Related Companies announced this earlier week its plans to team up with casino giant Wynn Resorts to bid for one of three downstate casino licenses. The proposal to build a casino at the Hudson Yards development on Manhattan's west side has its advantages. There's plenty of room to build it on the currently undeveloped western portion of the…
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Related Partners, Wynn Resorts to Bid for Hudson Yards Casino

Related Companies announced Thursday it will be partnering with Wynn Resorts in the first publicly announced bid for one of three new casino licenses open to city developers, the New York Times first reported. The casino would be located next to the Javits Center on the undeveloped western side of Hudson Yards, the mega-development by Stephen Ross'…
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Wynn, Related Bid for New Casino in Midtown Manhattan

Two giants of contrasting industries are teaming up to bid for a new Las Vegas-style casino in New York City at a location previously considered for new Jets and Yankees stadiums. bidding for a casino license in Midtown Manhattan On Thursday, New York-based real estate developer the Related Companies and Wynn Resorts revealed they are bidding for a…
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Mets’ casino gamble could crap out in parking lot

EDITORS' NOTE: The location of CitiField, home of the Nets, was solicited by Robert Moses, the architect famous for car-centric urban development and design around the New York metropolitan area and contiguous states. Since the last midcentury and post-war fruition of personal automobiles - quintessential to the suburban lifestyle - the Queens…
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Mets owner Steve Cohen looking to open NYC casino

He's swinging for the fences - and hoping for a jackpot. While his Mets look to shore up their ranks ahead of the trade deadline, owner Steve Cohen is at the same time angling to secure one of the three downstate commercial casino licenses, dispatching close associates to cozy up to Mayor Eric Adams and Queens officials. Sources told The Post that…
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NYC developers eyeing casinos for Hudson Yards, Times Square, Willets Point, Coney Island

New York City developers and gaming operators are putting their chips on the table in a frenzied bid for the right to open local casinos, including in Times Square and Hudson Yards, The Post has learned. Some of the other sites being eyed are Willets Point near the Mets Citi Field ballpark in Queens and Brooklyn's Coney Island, according to sources…
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5 things to know about 3 casinos that may be headed to NYC area

NEW YORK - Whether New Yorkers are ready or not, casinos will soon be coming to the New York City area. Precisely how soon and how many remains to be determined. What we know is that in April, New York state approved the issuance of three new casino licenses intended for the area. Technically, one or more of the licenses could be issued to a casino…
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The New York Times

5 Things to Know About 3 Casinos That May Be Headed for N.Y.C. Area

Whether New Yorkers are ready or not, casinos will soon be coming to the New York City area. Precisely how soon and how many remains to be determined. What we know now is that in April, New York State approved the issuance of three new casino licenses intended for the area. Technically, one or more of the licenses could be issued to a casino…
Gaming Authorities
5 Things to Know About 3 Casinos That May Be Headed for N.Y.C. Area
New York Post

South Florida's gambling belt has a new and youthful look

No one at the race track had any idea if the mare's mother was a mudder and there wasn't a betting slip in sight. Instead, a mix of millennials and Gen Zers, all racing newbies placing bets from their mobiles, packed out Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach just north of Miami in January for the Pegasus World Cup. But thoroughbred racing was just…
Movies
South Florida's gambling belt has a new and youthful look
The Street

Casino Developers Want to Gamble on New York City

Will casino developers be able to roll the dice in New York City soon? New York state has a ban on new casinos until 2023, but Governor Kathy Hochul wants to end that moratorium this year, potentially allowing up to three casinos to open downstate. This could possibly lead to a few new casinos opening in downtown New York City, and nine different…
Covid
Casino Developers Want to Gamble on New York City
Politico

The race is on to build a casino in New York City

Some are even making the pitch that a new gaming hall could help the nation's most populous city repair its pandemic-scarred economy. "I believe in New York City. I think we are going to come back. Gaming has a proven potential to be an anchor in that recovery," Soo Kim, chair of the Bally's Corp. who grew up in Queens, said in an interview. The…
Industry
The race is on to build a casino in New York City